After-hours trading was mixed and left most stocks little changed on Monday, but
surged 9.6% higher after the fashion retailer came in past estimates for the fiscal third quarter.
The Seattle-based company posted a
22.1% earnings jump vs. last year to $165.7 million, or 68 cents a share. Sales grew 5.3% to $1.97 billion. Excluding a one-time, 9-cent gain per share, income tops Wall Street views by 7 cents a share, according to Thomson Financial. Revenue was likewise better than expected. Shares were up $2.94 to $33.46.
was also advancing in heavy trading after the Palo Alto, Calif.-based tech giant
beat on both top and bottom lines, delivering a non-GAAP profit of 86 cents a share on $28.29 billion in revenue. H-P also added another $8 billion to its share-buyback program. Shares climbed 1.8% to $50.35.
Also among the postclose gainers was mortgage lender
, which added 3% to recoup some of its
steep regular-session losses. Real estate services firm
CB Richard Ellis
tacked on 1.1% to $18.95 and
United Commercial Bank
rose 1.6% at $15.62.
On the other hand,
slid 6.3% on a penny miss for the third quarter. Excluding items, the China-based ad agency's bottom line jumped almost 50% to 43 cents per American depositary share, or $54.6 million, year over year. Analysts, however, were looking for 44 cents per ADS. Focus easily beat on revenue and projected above-par sales for the current quarter, but shares were still off $3.60 to $53.55 in recent after-hours action
Among other late-trading losers, online broker
extended its regular-session plunge by 1.3%, following a Goldman Sachs price-target cut this morning, and grocery-store operator
was off 1.9%.
, which surged during the trading day on word its nearing completion of a
$29.5 billion buyout deal with
, retreated by 7.4% after market close. AT&T was up 23 cents at $37.98.